The Gift

I do love it on the occasions when my children help each other out, even if I have to remind myself of this when they are squabbling over their toys. This app is a great… Continue reading

Getting Silly with The Moogies

Sometimes it’s good to learn something new from an app. Sometimes, to share a really good story. And sometimes you really just want to have a bit of fun. After all, no-one does silly… Continue reading

Toca Train

Toca Boca is one of the developers we consider to be app royalty. We already own nearly every one of their apps, and so we couldn’t wait to download their latest, Toca Train, when… Continue reading

Stories of the Sea

A few months ago, I discovered the brilliant children’s book blog Playing By the Book written by Zoe Toft. Every month, Zoe hosts a thematic round-up of bloggers’ book reviews under the title “I’m… Continue reading

Don’t Let the Pigeon Run this App

When I heard on Twitter last year that Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems had been made into an app, I had to download it straight away. This is one… Continue reading

5 Picture Books I Wish Were Book Apps

Since I started using apps with Mr Tall and Little Miss Chatterbox, I often read a picture book with them and think, “Wouldn’t it be great if this were made into an app!”… Continue reading

Celebrating the Jubilee with Cinderella

Looking for an app to get you in the mood for the Jubilee this weekend, or to keep the kids occupied if the weather takes a turn for the worse? You can’t go wrong with… Continue reading

My PlayHome

You may have noticed two children (yes, my two, with me) playing an app together on the iPad in the banner picture for my blog. An even more eagle-eyed developer spotted that it… Continue reading

The Heart and the Bottle

We are big fans of Oliver Jeffers’ books in our house, although we hadn’t seen the Heart and the Bottle in book format. I was keen to download it as I had heard it was… Continue reading

Book apps and the Powerpoint trap

Recently, I’ve downloaded a few book apps for my children which have made me stop and wonder – Has no-one learned anything from death by Powerpoint? You know what I mean. You’ve sat… Continue reading